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September 2015
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2015 PharmD Graduates Accepted into Residency at an Unprecedented Rate
 
The success of the class of 2015 is credited to the outstanding group of students, as well as the support and guidance of the College of Pharmacy faculty.
 
Board of Regents Approve COP Chair Appointment
 
Karen Farris, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Clinical, Social, and Administrative Sciences at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. Dr. Farris’ appointment was recently approved by the U-M Board of Regents.
First Student-Sponsored Endowed Scholarship Announced
The Alpha Chapter of Phi Delta Chi has founded the Prescott Leadership Award, the first student sponsored endowed scholarship at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.
Welcome New Chief Pharmacy Officer Stanley Kent
The College of Pharmacy is very pleased to announce that Stanley T. Kent, RPh, M.S., joined the University June 16, 2015.
Student News
PharmD Candidate Named First Recipient of the LCDR Brian Parker Community Service Scholarship
The College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that Stephanie Burke, PharmD’16, has been selected as the first recipient of the LCDR Brian Parker Community Service Scholarship.
Students Take Home Scholarships from National Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting
Two University of Michigan College of Pharmacy students were awarded scholarships at the National Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting at the SNPhA Awards Banquet in Orlando, Florida on July 26, 2015.
Faculty News
Pharmacist Lends Expertise to UMHS Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Dr. Gregory Eschenauer recently joined the College of Pharmacy’s clinical faculty with a shared appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical, Social, and Administrative Sciences at the U-M College of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist in infectious diseases at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS).
Special Issue of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Dedicated to Professor Gordon Amidon
A special edition of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences was recently dedicated to Professor Gordon Amidon. The edition honors his many contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences, particularly in oral drug absorption.
Drs. Scott Larsen and James Shayman Collaborate to Achieve NIH Funding for Moving Small Molecule Into Clinical Development
Drs. Larsen and Shayman plan to use this grant to fund Investigational New Drug (IND)-enabling studies on their best compounds, which they hope will lead directly to clinical trials.
Dr. Gundy Sweet Authors Applied Therapeutics Handbook
Gundy Sweet, PharmD, Director of Curriculum Assessment and Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, and Clinical Pharmacist, U-M Health System, recently authored Handbook of Applied Therapeutics, based on the trusted therapeutic content of Applied Therapeutics, 10e.
Alumni News
Alumnus Honored by President of the Portuguese Republic
José A. Guimarães Morais, MS’80, PhD’80, has been named Grande Oficial da Ordem de Instrução Pública, which translates into Grand Official of the Order of Public Instruction.
College Alumna Recognized for Educational Excellence
Rachel Eyler, PharmD’08, was named the Teacher of the Year and Preceptor of the Year by the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. After earning her PharmD from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Dr. Eyler accepted a residency at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.
Research News
Newly Published Reports from the Rosania Research Group Describe Macrophages and their Drug-Sequestering Habits
The Rosania Research Group at the College of Pharmacy has published four reports detailing the pharmacological, immunological, and optical analyses on macrophage-targeted drug sequestration.
More News
Student Research Efforts Support Clinical Practices in Africa
A University of Michigan Partnership with Kenya Methodist University and Consolata Hospital
The Pharmacist Will See You Now
In primary care and some specialty clinics at U-M, pharmacists see patients with medication-responsive chronic conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and asthma. They also manage patients who take lots of medications or use them off label.
College Announces Maria Luz Ali Ajami Memorial Fund
Maria had a passion for advancing the profession of pharmacy and displayed a willingness to lead both at her time in Michigan and in Wisconsin.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sep
18
Dean's Advisory Committee Meeting
September 18, 2015
Palmer Commons

 

Sep
29
Albert B. Prescott Society Celebration
September 29, 2019 - 11:30am to 2:30pm
Weber's Inn

 

Oct
2
Board of Governors Fall Meeting
October 2, 2015
North Quadrangle, Ehrlicher Room

 

Oct
2
White Coat Ceremony
October 2, 2015
Rackham Horace H School of Graduate Studies, Auditorium

 

Oct
4
Annual Pharmacy Lectures & Homecoming Weekend 2019
October 4, 2019 - 7:45am to October 5, 2019 - to 6:00pm
Weber's Inn

 

Nov
6
Career Gateway
November 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Biomedical Sciences Research Building (BSRB) Atrium

 

Oct
26
AAPS Annual Meeting & Exposition Alumni and Friends Reception
October 26, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Hyatt Regency Orlando - Orchid Room

 

Dec
7
ASHP Midyear Meeting Alumni & Friends Reception
December 7, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside - Grand Ballroom D

 

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